25 Years Ago
December 19, 1985
The Region 6 Public Health Clinic will no longer be held in Richland Springs. The clinic in San Saba will continue each Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 107 N. Harwood.
During the past several years, police protection for the city has been provided by the San Saba County Sheriff's Department. As of January 1, 1985, the city of San Saba will once again be in the police business and at present is seeking applications for those interested in serving in the department.
On Saturday, December 14, the San Saba Masonic Lodge #612 A.F. and A.M. celebrated 100 years of organization with a special program and Pot Luck Dinner hosted by members of the Eastern Star who were dressed in bonnets, high top boots, and long dresses, depicting the period.
At the Coral Drive-In - Stephen King's "Silver Bullet".
69 Years Ago December 18, 1941
The W.L. Solsberry family, up in Locker community, are certainly doing their bit for Uncle Sam's defense, with three of their sons in the nation's armed forces.
Joel Taylor Edwards, 5 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. (Chick) Edwards, is feeling pretty proud these days, for last Friday, while hunting deer with his grand-dad, Rev. Sam D. Taylor, on the Yates place, he shot a four point buck and got him, too.
George B. Walker of Algerita announces this week that he has been appointed county distributor for the well known Aermoter Windmills.
Tid Watkins is expected home soon from West Point Military Academy for the Christmas holiday, his father, Jim Watkins said yesterday.
100 Years Ago December 15, 1910
W.C. Locker of Richland Springs returned Saturday from the grand lodge at Waco. He was given a certificate to teach the secret work of the order. He and his brother, J.L. Locker, are both certificate men.
Follow the crowds to the Palace Barber Shop and you will be pleased, an expert shoe shiner.
The News reporter gets it from the hands at work at the San Saba railroad bridge that the piers at Harkeyville will be completed by the middle of January.
W.H. Harkey came from Odessa to see his father, who was hurt in a run-a-way last week.
Mrs. Minnie Price and her music class held a very interesting entertainment at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Johnson Friday night.